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Raptors do enough right to win in OT

Toronto's stars struggled -- again. But as "ugly" as Game 2 may have been, victory in OT was made possible by Jonas Valanciunas, who came up big to help the Raptors get even with the Heat.

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Dragic's 3 sends game to OT (0:11)
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Predators sink Sharks in triple-OT thriller

It took nearly three full overtime periods, but Nashville evened its series with San Jose. Mike Fisher scored the game-winning goal -- his second of Game 4.

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Fisher's goal ends 3OT thriller for Predators (0:28)
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8hCraig Custance

Stars' bounce-back win testament to their grit

After getting blown out in Game 3, the Stars showed they have the fortitude to stay the course with a gritty Game 4 OT win over the Blues to tie the series at 2-2.

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Gremio U-14 scores amazing scorpion kick goal (0:16)
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Altuve delivers on HR promise to sick fan (1:43)
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Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)
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Stephen A.: I think Vogel got screwed over (1:35)
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20hZach Lowe

Lowe: Did Vogel get a fair shake?

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever.

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Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
Elias Stein
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Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade, writes Kevin Arnovitz: The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

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18hTodd McShay

McShay: Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early.

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10hJeremy Fowler

Gin & 'Juice': Snoop ready to record with RB Bell

Snoop Dogg is ready to collaborate with Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell on a hip-hop album, provided the Steelers star's surgically repaired knee is fully mended.

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SVP Vault: Bird battles injury to top Pacers (2:12)
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De La Hoya: Canelo draws in the female fans (2:01)
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21hChris Wright

Shaq celebrates Northampton promotion

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal bellows his way through "We Are The Champions" to celebrate his favourite football team's promotion.

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Top 2016 NFL QB battles
NFL 

Case Keenum might be the Rams' starter at the beginning of the season over No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff, but John Clayton expects the rookie to be under center no later than October. Open competitions

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NFL 

Harbaugh vs. Leach in home run derby
NCAAF 

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took on former Wolverines QB Rick Leach in a softball home run derby.

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NCAAF 

Altuve makes good on home run promise
MLB 

The Astros' Jose Altuve promised a young fan with terminal cancer he would hit a home run Thursday against the Mariners -- and he delivered.

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MLB 

Biggest remaining holes for all NFL Teams
NFL 

Even though free agency has been going on for months and the draft has come and gone, teams still have weaknesses on their rosters that haven't been addressed. Depth needed (Insider)

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NFL 

Cubs win showdown with Nats
MLB 

In the showdown of two first-place teams, Ben Zobrist drove in four runs and the Cubs beat the Nationals 5-2.

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MLB 

The beautiful ugliness of triple overtime
NHL 

John Buccigross says triple overtime in hockey is "like a bar fight between two JV football teams with guys who don't get to play. It's unbelievable energy."

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NHL 

MadBum vs. Thor: Who ya got?
MLB 

Friday is loaded with pitching, but when it comes down to it, it's Madison Bumgarner vs. Noah Syndergaard. Derek Carty gives the edge to the guy throwing in a pitcher-friendly park. Daily buys (Insider)

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MLB 

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

One last gallop for Bob Baffert's Mor Spirit before tomorrow's Kentucky Derby.

Get this cotton candy man a mitt
MLB 

A vendor selling cotton candy at the Astros game made a nice little snag in the stands.

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MLB 

Fisher's goal ends 3OT thriller
NHL 

Mike Fisher ended a long night of hockey in Nashville, sending the Predators to a triple-overtime win.

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NHL 

Too many men on ice, Stars still let in goal
NHL 

The Stars ended up with six skaters on the ice and still gave up a breakaway goal to Vladimir Tarasenko.

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NHL 

Kyle Lowry leaves security guard hanging
NBA 

Lowry is shooting 30 percent in the postseason and was 0-for-1 on pregame fist bumps.

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NBA 

Gremio U-14 scores on unreal scorpion kick
Soccer 

Shots like these should count for more than one goal.

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Soccer 

Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft
NFL Draft 

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early. Who goes No. 1? (Insider)

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NFL Draft 

What you missed when Steph dropped CP3
NBA 

Remember when Stephen Curry dribbled Chris Paul into the floor? That wasn't the only thing happening at that moment.

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NBA 

Throwback: The epic pizza throw at Fenway
MLB 

On April 16, 2007, the world witnessed a perfect pizza throw from an upset Red Sox fan.

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Rockies explode for 13 runs in 5th inning
MLB 

Starting with Trevor Story's 11th home run, the Rockies' bats got going in a big way as they tagged the Giants for 13 in the fifth.

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MLB 

Mock draft: What if 76ers pick 1st and 4th?
NBA Draft 

Should the 76ers take Ben Simmons No. 1? What if they get the Lakers' pick, too? And how does the rest of the top 10 shake out? Philly's on the clock. Mock draft (Insider)

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NBA Draft 

Lewis: Tyson bit me at pre-fight presser
Boxing 

Lennox Lewis details his brawl with Mike Tyson at a news conference prior to their 2002 bout.

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Boxing 

Which NBA team are you?
NBA 

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade: The Spurs, Heat, Lakers and Rockets. Find out which one fits you best. School of thought

Elias Stein
NBA 

Khan merely an appetizer for Alvarez
Boxing 

Canelo Alvarez's return against Amir Khan on Saturday is a mere preliminary to the fight most boxing fans want to see -- Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. But it will only happen if Alvarez says yes. GGG should be next

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Boxing 

Vogel got stale in Larry Legend's world
NBA 

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever, Zach Lowe writes. Did Vogel get a fair shake?

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NBA